Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro

4.8
Belize's top snorkeling and diving site, Hol Chan Marine Reserve dazzles with its impressive coral formations and diverse marine life. Its reefs shelter a dizzying variety of creatures, including 40 types of coral and 160 different species of fish. This thriving underwater kingdom also provides a home for several mammals, including pantropical spotted dolphins and short-beaked common dolphins. The marine reserve encompasses mangroves and beds of sea grass, which ensure a safe habitat for southern stingrays and nurse sharks. You can get up close to both of these species, as they're quite used to visiting tour boats. Arrange to visit Hol Chan Marine Reserve and other attractions in San Pedro using our San Pedro journey planner.
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  • I've been lucky enough to get to snorkel at many beautiful reefs but this was by far my favorite snorkeling experience. The coral was incredible and the fish plentiful. Snorkeling therr inspired me...  more »
  • If you like snorkeling, don’t miss snorkeling here. The beauty of the coral and the fish, and the sheer abundance of the fish, are just thrilling. Snorkeling in a group with a guide is not our...  more »
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  • Wow, we saw almost ever sort of marine life on this under water preserve. We snorkeled and scuba dived and saw so much, sharks, rays, pretty fish moray eels and corals. It gave us great memories. I hope to go back one day and explore it again.
  • Fantastic experience! You can see sharks, barracudas, turtles, octopus and a ton of other marine life. Great area for snorkeling
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